Des Moines, Iowa
Prices $40 – $75, students save 40%
About the show
Save 30% on tickets for groups of 10 or more. Call the CMA office to book directly.
”With exhilarating teamwork, humor and educational instincts, the two musicians charmed an eager crowd. Bruce HodgesStrad Magazine
”With exhilarating teamwork, humor and educational instincts, the two musicians charmed an eager crowd.
Grammy-nominated violinist Tessa Lark, the recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award, and virtuoso composer/bassist Michael Thurber have come together to create a duo unlike any other. By fusing their classical and American music influences, they have created a wholly original sound, which they bring to audiences around the country in a charismatic live show.
This concert will happen at Sheslow Auditorium, a beautiful recital hall with 776 seats located on Drake University’s campus, just west of the Varsity Theater on 25th Street. Sheslow is physically joined to Old Main, with Sheslow located at the north end of the structure. Entrances are located on the east and west sides of the building.
The health and safety of our patrons and artists remains our top priority.
In compliance with the requirements of our venues, masks are currently required at CMA events.
We also offer an open seating section for those that wish to socially distance.
CMA is closely monitoring guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as well as state and local health organizations. We will continue to update our health measures as the situation evolves. Final requirements will be communicated to patrons prior to each event.
Learn more about our health measures here.
Free parking is available on the adjacent streets, and in the large parking lot immediately to the northeast of Sheslow at the corner of Carpenter and 25th St.
Valet parking will be available for $12.
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